Thursday, October 17, 2013

Review and Book tour - "A Christmas Gift for Rose" by Tricia Goyer

About the Book:
 Rose turned her back on the man she loves after he assisted the Englisch during World War II—only to discover she’s an Englischer herself. Born in the midst of the hardships of The Great Depression, Rose grew up in Berlin, Ohio, in the arms of a loving Amish family. But she is overwhelmed by self-doubt when she learns that she was born Englisch and abandoned when her family moved West in search of work.
Was she meant to be Amish or would she have been better off growing up with her own kind—Englischers?   When the man she loves leaves her behind, Rose is certain he left for good. Yet Rose discovers sometimes our greatest gifts are the ones we fear.

My thoughts:
I really enjoy Historical books, and the story of Rose and the man she loves is a really touching story of the Amish family lifestyle.  When Rose learns that Jonathan, ( who she was planning on marrying )..volunteers to enlist in the Military during World War II, it really upsets her.  Her Amish Faith does not believe in people fighting, so she is torn between her strong feelings for Jonathan and her Faith.  He returns to their home town and tries to re-adjust to his lifestyle and wants to see Rose again.
When Rose learns some things about herself, she starts to question her beliefs in the Amish community.   This is a story about love, family and family ties ( and how those ties are strong, no matter how the family was created )

If you love Amish stories, Historical stories or Christian fiction stories, this is the book for you!

To read other reviews,  Click here

About the Author:
USA Today best-selling author Tricia Goyer is the author of over 35 books, including the three-book Seven Brides for Seven Bachelors series and "Lead Your Family Like Jesus," (co-written with Ken Blanchard). She has written over 500 articles for national publications and blogs for high traffic sites like and She is the host of Living Inspired, a weekly radio show. Tricia and family live in Little Rock, Arkansas. They have six children.

Tricia Goyer is celebrating the release of her first Christmas novella, A Christmas Gift for Rosewith a Christmas Gift giveaway! 

Enter to win a NEW Kindle Fire HDX for you AND one for a friend!


One grand prize winner will receive:
  • A brand new Kindle Fire HDX and one to give away to a friend!
  • A Christmas Gift for Rose, by Tricia Goyer for you and your friend!
Four second place winners will receive:
  • A Christmas Gift for Rose Christmas pack (includes a recipe card, bookmark, a signed book plate, discussion questions, and a Gathering & Giving handout!)
Enter today by clicking one of the icons below. But hurry, the giveaway ends on October 19th. All winners will be announced October 21st at Tricia's blog.

Don't miss a moment of the fun; enter today and be sure to visit Tricia's blog on the 21st to see if you won one of the great prizes! (Or better yet, subscribe to her blog and have the winner announcement delivered to your inbox!)

Visit Tricia Goyers website



  1. This was a really good book. Enjoyed your review!


  2. Historical books are among my favorites too, thank you for the review!

  3. I'm a big historical fiction fan too. Sounds like an interesting book!


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